Global law firm Greenberg Traurig has appointed Joseph J. Curran as a shareholder in its Boston office as part of its Global Tax Practice.
Joining from Latham and Watkins, Curran focuses his practice on the “taxation of corporations and partnerships”. Including the “tax consequences of taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and debt and equity financings”.
Curran holds a Masters of Law in Taxation and a J.D. cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center. He also served as a Judicial Intern for the Hon. Timothy Hillman in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Additionally, Curran advises issuers and underwriters in public and private equity and debt offerings. He also has “experience advising emerging companies, private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, and tax-exempt organizations”.
Curran said: “Greenberg Traurig’s platform, focus on being a ‘one-stop’ legal service provider, and leading private equity practice represent a great fit with my practice, my clients, and my experience.
“I look forward to working with my new colleagues and introducing clients to the many award-winning practices here.”
William R. Siegel, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Tax Practice, added: “Joe’s expertise will allow him to work closely with our transactional practice groups. Given our strengths in these areas, his addition is an important step in the further development of our global practice.”